Enjoy A “Day Out” Or Night In To Celebrate St Andrew’s Day

– Something for everyone this St Andrew’s Day –

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This St Andrew’s Day weekend (28 November – 1 December) there is a type of celebration to suit all with free and discounted entry for days out and delicious recipes for a cosy night in.

As part of this year’s St Andrew’s Day celebrations, Scots and visitors have the chance to get out and about and experience everything from segways and swimming to storytelling and animal safaris.

With over 200 venues and attractions offering free or discounted entry across St Andrew’s weekend (28 November – 1 December) there is an activity to suit all ages and families of all sizes.

If a cosy night in is more up your street, there are a variety of delicious recipes that have been specially created to celebrate St Andrew’s Day like Adam Newth’s St Andrew’s Day Fish Dish with Scottish Smoked Haddock and Andrew Fairlie’s Rosemary Roasted Scotch Lamb.

These recipes and the many others available use the best of seasonal Scottish produce to celebrate Scotland and Scottish food on the day of our patron saint.

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs, said: “St Andrew’s Day 2014 is the perfect opportunity to celebrate all that is great about Scotland – including our thriving contemporary culture, our rich heritage, our world-renowned food and warm and friendly welcome.”

To find out what’s on in your area this St Andrew’s Day, visit http://www.scotland.org/standrewsday

For some recipe inspiration for a St Andrew’s Night In, visit http://www.scotland.org/nightin


Hundreds of attractions across Scotland will be opening their doors to visitors and offering free or discounted entry to celebrate St Andrew’s Day this weekend Friday 28th November – Sunday 30th November.  To download the vouchers visit http://www.scotland.org/winter.


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